The present two-storeyed hostel building can accommodate 172 male students only, who are pursuing their Master's and Ph,D courses. The reasons being cited are multiple, including security.
The hostel has 16 two-bedded rooms and 18 three-bedded rooms on each of the two floors.
The Director of University Foreign Relations Office (HFRO), C. Venugopal Rao said, "Each two-bed room also has a small kitchenette while a common spacious dining hall and kitchen on each floor is available for cooking. A sports lounge and a reading room with television are other attractions,"
The hostel was constructed at a cost of Rs 6.75 crore, built up in an area of nearly 50,000 sq.ft. Though there are just two floors now there is a provision for adding two more floors.
In 2002 university had plan to build a hostel for the foreign students and proposal was submitted in front of the UGC for seeking permission and a financial assistance of Rs 3.63 crores.
The university authorities then planned to accommodate 200 students and an international Transit house with a provision of accommodating 50 female students.
However, the idea fructified only on February 2010 when the foundation stone was laid by then Vice-Chancellor, T. Tirupati Rao.